Little Falls Mayor Cathy VanRisseghem has officially announced her plans to run for re-election as mayor this November. “We have made tremendous progress in Little Falls these past years. I have been working with a group of dedicated people who have been working on creating a greater Little Falls. The momentum has started; we now [...]

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The Community Country Church of Holdingford will be hosting the Kingery and Wissman families in concert Monday,  at 7 p.m. The Kingery family, from Central Minnesota, began as a family of 10 — Mike, Chris, and their eight children singing and ministering together through music. It has grown to include two sons-in-law and four grandchildren. [...]

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The Taylor Chebet Twitchell Playground is complete and an official “Grand Opening” celebration will take place Friday, Aug. 8, at 5 p.m. at the playground. The playground is located at Edmund Street and Prairie Dr., north Little Falls, behind the Living Hope Assembly of God Church. The city of Little Falls received a $100,000 donation [...]

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State law requires noxious weed control  Mowing the state highway rights of way is in full swing after the wet spring delayed Minnesota Department of Transportation maintenance workers from starting the job earlier. MnDOT crews mow approximately 45,000 acres of land annually. MnDOT, like other landowners in the state, is required to control plants on [...]

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The Little Falls VFW baseball team won three playoff games, but a pair of nail-biting defeats spelled the end of its run in the District 6 tournament. After pounding Milaca in its best-of-three postseason opener, Little Falls took  on Monticello as the tournament transitioned to Cold Spring, Friday. Little Falls found itself in an early [...]

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After the first day of filing (July 29) for city offices, in the city of Little Falls, Mayor Cathy VanRisseghem and Council Members Don Klinker (Ward 2) and LeeAnn Doucette (Ward 1) have filed for re-election. In addition, Greg Zylka has filed for the office of mayor and Tim Schmidt has filed for the Council [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Bill Maher returned to his hometown of Beardsley for a community picnic this summer. While there, he met  a Helen Holker and they got to talking. As it happens when two strangers meet and talk, they made connections. “Helen is my niece,” said Cushing resident Catherine Rausch. “I lived in Beardsley, [...]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer As of July 14, The United Way of Morrison County has a new executive director. Tammy Jopp, formerly the Retired Senior Volunteer Program director for Horizon Health in Pierz, said she made the move because she feels she can affect a wider variety of change with the United Way. “Before, I [...]

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